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Solaris™ 8 System Administrator Exam Cram™ 2 (Exams CX-310-011 and CX-310-012) by Darrell L. Ambro

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Installing Solaris 8

Solaris 8 can be installed in four ways. Two of the methods are interactive: The Solaris Interactive Installation program (SunInstall) and Solaris Web Start are covered in this chapter. The other two methods are automatic: JumpStart and Custom JumpStart. These methods are objectives for Exam CX-310-012 and are covered in Chapter 21, “Over-the-Network Installation and JumpStart.”

SunInstall, an interactive Open Windows installation program, can be used to install the Solaris 8 software but it does not support installation of copackaged software. You can install any copackaged software using its provided installation program after you finish installing the Solaris 8 software.

Web Start enables you to install Solaris 8 by using ...

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